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Google Maps is Alerting Users About COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Google is adding features on its maps service to alert users about COVID-19-related travel restrictions to help them plan their trips in a more informed way. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPM_UJxzzbw&feature=emb_title The update would allow users to check how crowded a train station might be...

Google introduces new Google Maps features

Earlier this week, Google announced that it is bringing two new features to Google Maps - allowing drivers on both iOS and Android to report driving hazards and incidents and those who use Maps on iOS to report accidents,...

Google to the rescue with new SOS Alerts function

Google has announced the launch of a new "SOS Alerts" feature for both Search and Maps. The new feature which is aimed at giving its users up to date information when a natural disaster or other crisis hits, will now feature at...

Google updates Maps and Earth with 800,000 megapixels

Google announced today that they have updated their popular Google Maps and Google Earth with 800,000 megapixels of new imagery. “We're unveiling new satellite imagery for all Google mapping products today. This stunning new imagery of the earth from space...

Google might buy Waze for $1.3-billion to spite Facebook

Rumours started to circulate in May that search powerhouse Google was weighing up the option to buy Israeli navigation service Waze for $1-billion. Apple has also been rumoured to be in talks with the company about a possible buy-out...

Apple apologises for Maps mix-up

iPhone 5-maker Apple has apologised for the fiasco surrounding the handset’s built-in Maps application, which has been sending users on a wild goose-chase in terms of navigation. Apple abandoned the use of Google Maps on their handsets in favour...

How TomTom gathers data and develops it into accurate maps

GPS navigation is something that has become very complex, yet millions of consumers everyday make use of the technology. Users take for granted how the technology works, as they expect to only switch on their device and navigate to a point....

TomTom Africa expands its coverage into the continent

TomTom has announced map enhancements around the globe, delivering new coverage and features for automotive, government, enterprise and consumer customers. The company's maps cover more than 200 countries and territories globally, now with navigable coverage for 112 countries across 36.5 million...

Google maps Nigeria

Google has announced the launch of Google maps for Nigeria. This was announced on the first day of the just concluded G-Nigeria event in Lagos. The Google Map presentation made by Christian Miccio, Google product manager, had all the thirty-six...

Google Launches Maps for South Africa

As of today, new detailed maps of many South African cities and towns, including Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth and East London, are accessible on Google Maps through any web browser or via Google Maps for Mobile...
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A New Extended Partnership for Managing People and Money

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with Workday, a provider of solutions for managing people and money. The partnership aims...
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